David Ben-Gurion started standing on his head avdised by Dr. mOSHE fELDENKRAIS THAT CLAIMED HIS HEAD WAS MUCHBIGGER THAN HIS BODY

eVERY MORNING HE USED TO EAT "kOOTCH mOOTCH", A SWEET CHEESE PUDDING MADE BY HIS WIFE pauLA.

aLTHOUGH HE NEVER LIKED IT, HE KEPT EATING IT AFTER SHE PASSED AWAY TO RESPECT HER AND TO KEEP THE MOMRY ALIVE

ThE CONSUMED SLEEPING TABLETS UNTIL HEARING THEY MAY CAUSE MEMORY PROBLEMS THEN STOPPED. hE SLEPPED NO MORE THAN 2 HOURS A NIGHT

He used to correspond with many people in iSrael for years but never actually met them

1886      Born in Plonsk, Poland on October 16.

1906      Immigration to Eretz-Israel.

1914      Expelled from Israel together with Ben-Zvi.

1915      Goes  to  the  USA,  and  sets up the “Hechalutz” Movement.

1917      Marries Paula Munweis.

             Founds the Jewish Battalion in the USA, and joins its ranks.

             Founds “Achdut Ha’avoda” with some friends.

1921       Appointed first Secretary of the Histadrut. 1933 Elected as Chairman of the Jewish Agency. 1938      Appears before the “Peel Commission” and claims a Jewish State in Eretz-Israel.

1942      Announces the struggle for the Jewish State.

1945      Visits survivors’ camps in Europe.

1947      The U.N passes the Partition Plan, authorizing the establishment of a Jewish State.

             Outbreak of battles of the War of Independence with local Palestinian militias.

1948      Declaration of Independence.

             Neighboring Arab countries join the war Establishment of the Israeli Defence Forces.

             Ben-Gurion Becomes the first Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the State of Israel

1949      Ben-Gurion decides about the to transfer the government institutions to Jerusalem, as the                Capital of Israel.

1951       Visits the USA, announces the establishment of the Bonds Organization.

             Meets Truman and leaders of the American administration.

1953      Resigns from the Government and retires to Sde-Boker.

1955      Returns to the Government as Minister of Defence.

1886      Born in Plonsk, Poland on October 16.

1906      Immigration to Eretz-Israel.

1914      Expelled from Israel together with Ben-Zvi.

1915      Goes  to  the  USA,  and  sets up the “Hechalutz” Movement.

1917      Marries Paula Munweis.

             Founds the Jewish Battalion in the USA, and joins its ranks.

             Founds “Achdut Ha’avoda” with some friends.

1921       Appointed first Secretary of the Histadrut. 1933 Elected as Chairman of the Jewish Agency. 1938       Appears before the “Peel Commission” and claims a Jewish State in Eretz-Israel.

1942       Announces the struggle for the Jewish State.

1945       Visits survivors’ camps in Europe.

1947       The U.N passes the Partition Plan, authorizing the establishment of a Jewish State.

              Outbreak of battles of the War of Independence with local Palestinian militias.

1948       Declaration of Independence.

              Neighboring Arab countries join the war Establishment of the Israeli Defence Forces.

              Ben-Gurion Becomes the first Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the State of Israel

1949       Ben-Gurion decides about the to transfer the government institutions to Jerusalem, as the                   Capital of Israel.

1951       Visits the USA, announces the establishment of the Bonds Organization.

              Meets Truman and leaders of the American administration.

1953       Resigns from the Government and retires to Sde-Boker.

1955       Returns to the Government as Minister of Defence.

1956       Sinai Campaign - Ben-Gurion, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.

1960-1961 Meets with Eisenhower, Churchill, Macmillin, Adenauer, De Gaulle, Kennedy and Diefenbaker.

1963       Resigns from the Government for the last time.

1968       Paula Ben-Gurion dies.

1971       Retires from the Knesset.

1973       Ben-Gurion dies, December 1.

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